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THOMAS v. PEARLE VISION, INC.

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
While employer with less than fifty employees is not required to provide coverage under the Family and Medical Leave Act, employee's reliance upon...
05/30/2001 00-3681

BLUE CANARY CORP. v. CITY OF MILWAUKEE

United States Seventh Circuit
Constitutional Law
City does not exercise prior restraint in refusing to renew liquor license for club featuring nearly nude, though not obscene, dancing where the...
05/29/2001 00-3543

TAYBORN v. SCOTT

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
Inconsistencies in witness testimony on the number of shots fired, the description of defendant's accomplices and the specific name of defendant's...
05/29/2001 99-2317

FULLER v. DECATUR PUB. SCHOOL BD. OF ED. SCHOOL DIST. 61

United States Seventh Circuit
Constitutional Law, Education Law
School disciplinary prohibition against "gang-like activity" that delineates specific activities is sufficiently definitive to withstand a...
05/24/2001 00-1233

US v. BUCKLEY

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Appellate court remand to sentencing court to sentence defendant without an acceptance of responsibility discount or other discount "unless...
05/24/2001 00-3845

PRICE v. CITY OF CHICAGO

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
City's policy of using date of birth to determine seniority for promotion purposes neither violates the Equal Protection Clause, nor disparate impact...
05/24/2001 00-3536

CHAVEZ v. ILLIONOIS STATE POLICE

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law
Plaintiffs may use statistics to show that troopers engaged in racial profiling by treating members of plaintiffs' class differently than other...
05/23/2001 99-3691, 00-1462

SAMPSON v. FED. REPUBLIC OF GERMANY

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Injury & Tort Law, International Law
The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act implied waiver provision, 28 USC 1605(a)(1), is insufficient to show either an express or implied waiver that...
05/23/2001 97-3555

AGNEW v. LEIBACH

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
When the bailiff's contact with the jury is extensive and testimony by the bailiff as a witness addresses substantive issues of the defendant's...
05/21/2001 98-3659

WOLF v. NORTHWEST INDIANA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
Where plaintiff failed to complain about alleged sexual harassment at any time prior to filing suit, including within his letter of resignation, he...
05/21/2001 99-4018